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Engineers Without Borders: Work in Sub-Saharan Africa

Redefine your 9 to 5. Use your skills and experience to help socially-minded startups grow their businesses. These social ventures are reshaping the systems in which they work by applying innovation and passion to their everyday — you can too. The Fellow ...
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Habitat for Humanity Canada: Volunteer Building Projects

Global Village volunteers work alongside families in need to build simple, decent, affordable homes in communities around the world. A Global Village trip can be a life changing experience for you, the community you visit, and the families whose lives are ...
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MADRE provides essential support to their partner organizations through their volunteer program, Sisters Without Borders. When requested by their partners, MADRE arranges for culturally competent, skilled professionals to work with women and children and ...
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International Relief Friendship Fund (IRFF) has carried out numerous international relief programmes over the years. Projects have included work in the education, medical and development sectors. Youth Volunteer Camps carry out similar projects. Contact t ...
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Voluntary Workcamps Association of Ghana (VOLU) workcamps offer volunteer opportunities in a variety of sectors, with projects that include building a school, organizing an AIDS awareness campaign or helping replenish a rainforest. Projects are usually ei ...
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InterConnection's Virtual Volunteer Programme matches web-savvy volunteers from all over the world with non-profit organization in developing countries who need websites. Volunteers work with the organizations, via the Internet, to create custom-made, pro ...
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Community partners and volunteer groups live and work together and are co-beneficiaries in programs that promote increased understanding, self-sustainability, and quality of life.
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SCI Work camps are short term projects with long term goals. Most work camps have a specific goal or task to be achieved in the 2
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Although Casa Guatemala depends on private donations and to a lesser degree the income it generates from the hotel and farm shop, an essential part of its workforce are the foreign volunteers who generously give of their time and expertise in support of t ...
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Kenya Voluntary Development Association (KVDA) aims to promote peace, understanding, justice and development among Kenyans and within the international community. For this purpose the association recruits young men and women from diverse ethnic, national ...
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The Mexico Summer Project brings together young people from different countries for seven weeks of intercultural exchange, service work, and reflective learning among the indigenous communities of rural Mexico. Projects include a sustainable development p ...
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Looking to participate in a radically green development project? Long Way Home is currently constructing a self sustainable 18-building K-11 school in the Western Highlands of Guatemala. Using alternative methods and materials, we are empowering the yout ...
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Expedition is a unique mixture of impactful projects, personal discovery and true adventure. Expedition brings young people together from all over the world to create change. Change in the communities you work in, change in the environments you live in an ...
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World Challenge offers long and short term adventure travel expeditions. Expeditions take place all around the globe, and range from one to four weeks. While short term expeditions focus on adventure travel, long term expeditions incorporate volunteer com ...
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Adventure travel holidays which include a few days in a local community contributing to a project.
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The WorldWide Volunteering (WWV) database enables volunteers to build an on-screen profile of their ideal volunteer placement which is then matched against the requirements of over 3200 organizations with more than 1,585,000 placements each year thro ...
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COOPI is committed to fighting against social injustice and poverty in the global South and to building a future that guarantees everyone adequate living conditions, equal opportunities and respect of their rights. In order to carry out its development pr ...
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Soft Power Education provides volunteer opportunities for participants to help improve the educational facilities of schools in Uganda. Volunteers come from countries around the world to live and work in Uganda while living within the local community, exp ...
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As part of the Worldwide Experience portfolio they organize tailor-made trips for school groups. With the emphasis on
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Adults Go Abroad combines volunteer placements in a work environment with host family or work site accommodations, including participation in community activities allowing volunteers to live the cultural and socio-economic realities of their host country. ...
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